C60+ in space – a 28-year detective story about the Diffuse Interstellar Bands – Part 4

View C60+ in space – a 28-year detective story about the Diffuse Interstellar Bands – Part 4

Presenter: Colin Byfleet

Published: January 2016

Age: 14-19 and upwards

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Tags: C60;C60+;Carbon60;carbon60+;diffuse;interstellar;spectrum;neon;matrix

Type: Lectures

Source/institution: GEOSET Studios FSU


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The early (mid 1990s) work on the electronic spectroscopy was carried out by John Maier’s group, trapping C60+ in a neon matrix in this apparatus.